HIGHLAND PARK BRIDGE INSPECTION RESUMES TUESDAY – FRIDAY, JANUARY 20 – 23, IN PITTSBURGH AND SHARPSBURG
Inspection activities on the Highland Park Bridge (Route 1005) over the Allegheny River in Sharpsburg Borough and the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Tuesday-Friday, Jan. 20-23 weather permitting.
A single-lane restriction will occur as needed in both directions each day from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Highland Park Bridge and ramps between Route 8 and Freeport Road (Route 1001) through Friday, Jan. 9.
BIRMINGHAM BRIDGE PLATFORM CABLE INSTALLATION CONTINUES SUNDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 18 – FRIDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 23 IN PITTSBURGH
Overnight Traffic Stoppages on Boulevard of Allies and Associated Ramps
Cable installation for work platforms under the Birmingham Bridge (Route 2085) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Sunday night, Jan. 18, weather permitting.
Single-lane closures and intermittent rolling stoppages of 10 minutes or less will occur on various roadways under the Birmingham Bridge from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. according to the following schedule:
Sunday and Monday Nights, Jan. 18-19
Southbound Route 885 (Boulevard of the Allies)
- Southbound Route 885 off-ramp to eastbound (outbound) I-376 (Parkway East)
Tuesday and Wednesday Nights, Jan. 20-21
- Westbound I-376 (Parkway East) off-ramp to northbound Route 885 (Boulevard of the Allies)
Thursday and Friday Nights, Jan. 22-23
Northbound Route 885 (Boulevard of the Allies)
- Northbound Route 885 off-ramp to westbound (inbound) I-376 (Parkway East)
This schedule is tentative and subject to change based on the contractor’s progress and weather conditions. A new press release will be issued if a schedule change occurs.
No restrictions will occur on the Birmingham Bridge due to this work.
NORTHBOUND BIRMINGHAM BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14 – SUNDAY, MARCH 15 IN PITTSBURGH
A northbound lane closure on the Birmingham Bridge (Route 2085) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Wednesday, Jan. 14 weather permitting.
Beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, the northbound right hand lane on the bridge will be closed to traffic around-the-clock through Sunday, March 15 as crews conduct steel repairs. Northbound bicycle traffic will be accommodated.
This work is part of the $28.5 million Birmingham Bridge Preservation Project, which includes painting of the entire superstructure, steel repairs, bearing replacements, substructure repairs, light pole replacements and a concrete overlay. Construction will conclude in the spring of 2017.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 22 – SATURDAY, JANUARY 22 CLOSURE OF BRADY STREET BETWEEN 2ND & FORBES AVENUES
Brady Street between 2nd Avenue to Forbes Avenue will be closed from Monday, December 22, 2014 thru Saturday, January 22, 2015. The road closure will be from 9pm-6am each day.
A flagperson will be on site to assist with traffic control.